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Greek amphora unearthed at Israeli fortress

A greek amphora from the Greek isle of Lesbos has been found in the ancient fortress of Tel Qudadi in Tel Aviv. The find is the earliest known example to date of Lesbian ceramic work in the Mediterranean. What remains a mystery, the researchers say, is how the Lesbian amphora arrived at Tel

Pine resin used to hermetically seal 2,000-year-old amphora

Chemical analysis has found that pine resin was used to seal a 2,000-year-old amphora found in Morocco. "We have studied the substance that was used to seal the container using three different techniques, and we compared it with pine resin from today", José Vicente Gimeno, one of the authors of the

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